Dr. Chaodong Wu

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Nutrition at Texas A&M University, USA

Organizing Committee Member

Expertise: overnutrition-associated insulin resistance, diabetes, and fatty liver disease, inflammation and metabolic diseases

Biography:

Dr. Chaodong Wu, MD, PhD, is a tenured Associate Professor of Nutrition at Texas A&M University (TAMU) (College Station, Texas, USA) and a Faculty Fellow of Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Prior to his tenure, Dr. Wu was an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at TAMU (2007-2013), and a Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota) (2003-2006). Since his postdoctoral training, Dr. Wu has made a series of significant contributions to the understanding of liver physiology in relation to systemic metabolic homeostasis. After his appointment at TAMU, Dr. Wu has focused his research on overnutrition-associated insulin resistance, diabetes, and fatty liver disease. Dr. Wu has also explored how overnutrition induces peripheral circadian clock dysregulation in the context of inflammation and metabolic diseases. Dr. Wu has authored and co-authored over 56 research articles and delivered over 50 presentations nationally and internationally. Currently, Dr. Wu is funded as Principle Investigator by grants from the NIH and American Diabetes Association. Dr. Wu is a full member of American Society of Nutrition, American Diabetes Association, and Chinese American Diabetes Association. Since 2010, Dr. Wu has been invited to serve on many NIH study sections and American Heart Association scientific reviewmeetings. Dr. Wu is also a member of the editorial board of Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. Since his appointment at TAMU, Dr. Wu has chaired and served on more than 20 graduate committees, and trained 6 postdoctoral fellows.

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